"round; or, barrel"

Cade Origin and Meaning

The name Cade is a boy's name of English origin meaning "round; or, barrel".
Strong, ultramasculine, and modern, Cade shot up the popularity lists around the millenium—it was as high as Number 201 in 2001—along with cousins Caden and Cale, but has been in decline since. It's Like Scarlett, Rhett, Ashley, Melanie, and Beau; it was worn by a character in Gone With the Wind.

There's a Cade Skywalker in the Star Wars universe, and Keith Carradine named his now-grown son Cade.

# 397 in the US

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Famous People Named Cade

  • Cade Brem McNownAmerican NFL football player
  • Cade SuttonAmerican actor
  • Christopher "Cade" CourtleyAmerican TV host and former Navy SEAL
  • Cade GasparAmerican baseball player; son of baseball player Rod Gaspar
  • Cade Carradineson of actor Keith Carradine
  • Cade Sweeneyson of actor D.B. Sweeney
  • Cade Joseph Nedney (b. 2005)son of NFL player Joe Nedney
  • Cade Heap (b. 2009)son of NFL player Todd Heap
  • Cade Mackinlay Mochrie (b. 2010)son of actor Peter Mochrie
  • Cade Snyderstepson of actress Angela Kinsey

Cade in Pop Culture

  • Johnny Cadecharacter from the book and film "The Outsiders" by SE Hinton
  • Cade Yeagerfrom the movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction"
  • Cadecharacter in the book "Fated" by Alyson Noel
  • Cade Lasallecharacter on TV's "NCIS: New Orleans"
  • "Cade" novel by James Hadley Chase and its main character
  • Cadeseries of books by Douglas Hill
  • Cade Skywalkercharacter in Star Wars: Legacy comic series